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The Ai Race Just Got Super Charged

Tony C Smith: https://www.youtube.com/@TonyCSmith

Bryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/

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  • Creepy robot technology, Synthetic Amber for DNA Storage, Multivitamins Don't Extend Lifespan

    57:46
    Patreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsDiscover the unsettling advancements in creepy robot technology, the revolutionary use of synthetic amber for DNA storage, and why multivitamins won't help you live longer. Dive into the latest scientific breakthroughs and their implications in this eye-opening video. Don't miss out – subscribe and stay informedIn this conversation, Tony and Brian discuss various topics including a science fiction novel by China Mieville and Keanu Reeves, a robot with a smiling face made from living human skin, the comfort of the vastness of space, and China's lunar probe mission. They explore the ethical implications of using human skin on robots, the fear and fascination with the vastness of space, and the achievements and challenges in space exploration. The conversation touches on the future of space technology and the emerging space race. In this conversation, Bryan and Tony discuss various topics including spaceports, DNA storage, multivitamins, water harvesting, time on the moon, and AI design. They explore the implications and potential applications of these subjects, highlighting the importance of technological advancements and the need for further research.00:00Introduction and Science Fiction Novel01:26Living Human Skin on Robots10:32The Creepy Smiley Face in the Movie Moon13:20Finding Comfort in the Vastness of Space23:04China's Lunar Probe Mission25:07The Emerging Space Race27:05The Future of Space Technology27:12The Changing Landscape of Spaceports34:11DNA Storage: Preserving Data for Generations38:36The Controversy Surrounding Multivitamins43:47Water Harvesting: A Solution to Water Scarcity50:24Time on the Moon: A Minute Difference53:23AI Design: Unlocking New Possibilities
  • Earth's Inner Core Is Slowing Down, Screenless Laptop Infinite Virtual Screens, Boeing Starliner Safety Concerns In Space

    01:09:56
    In this chat, Bryan and I dive into a bunch of tech and sci-fi topics. We kick things off with the Boeing Starliner issues and brainstorm how to safely bring the astronauts back to Earth. Then we shift to geoengineering, exploring the idea of artificially cooling our planet. We also touch on the Earth's inner core slowing down and what that means. We wrap up with smart glasses, discussing their challenges and the cool possibilities they offer.Later, Bryan and I chat about the Fold 5 smartphone, a screenless laptop, a new weather satellite, and the Starlink Mini. Bryan loves his Fold 5, praising its versatility, despite the screen crease and weight. The screenless laptop, which uses a projector and smart glasses, sounds like a game-changer for productivity and space-saving. The NORAD GOES-U satellite aims to enhance weather and space weather forecasts, which is crucial for understanding climate change. Finally, we discuss the Starlink Mini, a portable satellite internet device perfect for remote areas, considering its applications and affordability.Patreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsBoeing’s Starliner Stuck at Space Station: Unraveling Helium Leaks and Thruster Troubles: https://arstechnica.com/space/2024/06/nasa-indefinitely-delays-return-of-starliner-to-review-propulsion-data/  https://scitechdaily.com/boeings-starliner-stuck-at-space-station-unraveling-helium-leaks-and-thruster-troubles/Can we artificially cool the planet? A major environmental group is spending millions to find out: https://www.theverge.com/2024/6/11/24176006/solar-geoengineering-envrionmental-defense-fundEarth's Inner Core Really Is Slowing Down: https://www.sciencealert.com/its-official-the-rotation-of-earths-inner-core-really-is-slowing-downSmart Glasses https://www.roadtovr.com/meta-reality-labs-reorg-ray-ban-smart-glasses/Screen-less laptop https://www.zdnet.com/article/remember-the-ar-laptop-with-no-screen-its-now-better-and-cheaper-than-Weather Forecasting Will Never Be the Same: https://scitechdaily.com/weather-forecasting-will-never-be-the-same-noaa-goes-u-satellite-ready-to-launch/NASA Is Launching an 'Artificial Star' Into Orbit Around Earth. Here's Why: https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-is-launching-an-artificial-star-into-orbit-around-earth-heres-whygfStarlink Mini brings space internet to backpackers: https://www.theverge.com/2024/6/21/24182970/starlink-mini-usb-power-specs-pric
  • Trapped in Time, AI Steve Chat Bot Running for UK Parliament Seat and Wardrobe Malfunction in Space

    47:19
    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/sofanauts/id1740911381Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/show/0OK9R9yAKasMqcjcJ0BSatPatreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsTony C Smith: @tonycsmithBryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/Fish in Space Confused, AI Steve Chat Bot Running for Parliament and Wardrobe Malfunction in SpaceJust search in your favourite podcast app for us!Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/sofanauts/id1740911381Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/show/0OK9R9yAKasMqcjcJ0BSatPatreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsTony C Smith: @tonycsmith Bryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/Fish on Board China's Space Station Are Doing Swimmingly, Confused as Hell https://futurism.com/the-byte/fish-china-space-station Evidence of Earth's First Rains Found Trapped Within Primordial Crystals: https://www.sciencealert.com/evidence-of-earths-first-rains-found-trapped-within-primordial-crystalsJapanese Company Plans to Build a Tower Into Space by 2050 https://www.sciencealert.com/japanese-company-plans-to-build-a-tower-into-space-by-2050NASA’s X-59 Quesst: Overturning the 50-Year-Old Supersonic Speed Limit: https://scitechdaily.com/nasas-x-59-quesst-overturning-the-50-year-old-supersonic- AI candidates are running for office: https://www.popsci.com/technology/ai-running-for-office/We could detect a malfunctioning warp drive on an alien starship:https://www.newscientist.com/article/2434417-we-could-detect-a-malfunctioning-warp-drive-on-an-alien-starship/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=homeScientists Discover Marine Fungus That Can Eat Plastic: https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-discover-marine-fungus-that-can-eat-plastic/Wardrobe Malfunction in Space: NASA Postpones Spacewalk Due to Spacesuit Discomfort Issue: https://scitechdaily.com/wardrobe-malfunction-in-space-nasa-postpones-spacewalk-due-to-spacesuit-discomfort-issue/
  • The Future of Space Exploration! Immense new wave of space exploration

    01:08:29
    The Future of Space Exploration! Immense new wave of space explorationJust search in your favourite podcast app for us!Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/sofanauts/id1740911381Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/show/0OK9R9yAKasMqcjcJ0BSatPatreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsTony C Smith: @tonycsmith Bryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/Three space triumphs!SpaceX Boeing Flights.https://arstechnica.com/space/2024/06/after-a-drama-filled-day-boeings-starliner-finally-finds-its-way/ ISS https://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/boeing-starliner-spacecraft-issues-space-station-rcna155862 -SpaceXhttps://wccftech.com/spacex-shares-unseen-clip-of-starship-boosters-soft-landing-tower-catch-in-flight-5-says-musk/ ->Change’e-6 https://youtu.be/qnonHQ_s1p8?si=XwCyWIEdFjr3EG5P Also SpaceX, the giant spaceship factory: https://www.space.com/spacex-starship-one-a-day-starfactory Water frost on Mars: https://www.space.com/mars-water-frost-equator-exomars-tharsis-olympus-mons Apple WWDC: https://www.space.com/mars-water-frost-equator-exomars-tharsis-olympus-mons https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2024/06/introducing-apple-intelligence-for-iphone-ipad-and-mac/ https://www.theverge.com/2024/6/10/24175405/wwdc-apple-ai-news-features-ios-18-macos-15-iphone-ipad-mac?utm_source=tldrai  Intelligence (“AI”, har har): https://www.apple.com/apple-intelligence/  Optional call to ChatGPT Genmojis https://youtu.be/VT6CLxbJZWc?si=mn-20-oId2XBnWca (images, not unicode) AI-created art “Writing Tools” Musk isn’t happy: https://deadline.com/2024/06/elon-musk-apple-feud-open-ai-1235969590/ Fish on Board China's Space Station Are Doing Swimmingly, Confused as Hell https://futurism.com/the-byte/fish-china-space-station 
  • Kids Trust Robots More, Wooden Satellites, Solar Powered Gravestones

    01:16:43
    Just search in your favourite podcast app for us!Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/sofanauts/id1740911381Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/show/0OK9R9yAKasMqcjcJ0BSatPatreon for AD Free and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsTony C Smith: @tonycsmith Bryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/The Wooden Spaceships by Bob Shaw: https://amzn.to/3yPuajFCemetery solar: Spain turns cemeteries into solar powerhouses, aims 440,000 kW by 2030 https://interestingengineering.com/energy/solar-panels-cemetery-spain Strange Discovery Suggests Children Trust Robots Over Humans: Strange Discovery Suggests Children Trust Robots Over Humans : https://www.sciencealert.com/strange-discovery-suggests-children-trust-robots-over-humansStarliner launch ahead! What is the latest?Wearable computing fun: Meta’s Ray-Ban glasses will post Instagram stories for you - The Verge Magic Leap is Google’s new mystery partner for XR headsets - The Verge Blink and you missed it: Google has a new pair of prototype AR glasses - The Verge Scientists Confirm The Planet Vulcan Doesn't Actually Exist After All. https://shorturl.at/8qdU9There's a Hole on The Surface of Mars And Scientists Have No Idea What's Inside It: There's a Hole on The Surface of Mars And Scientists Have No Idea What's Inside It https://www.sciencealert.com/theres-a-hole-on-the-surface-of-mars-and-scientists-have-no-idea-whats-inside-itA Tiny Satellite Made From Wood Is Actually Going Into Earth's Orbit: https://www.sciencealert.com/a-tiny-satellite-made-from-wood-is-actually-going-into-earths-orbitScienceAlertThe Wooden SpaceshipsGoogle AI : check out Astra Google strikes back at OpenAI with “Project Astra” AI agent prototype | Ars Technica Google Ai problems: Google Search Is Now a Giant Hallucination
  • From Mysterious Objects in Space to ChatGTP Scarlett Johansson Debacle.

    01:12:19
    Today we talk the big blow up with ChatGTP and Scarlet Johansson. Our conversation also covers a range of topics including technology, AI, privacy, and orthopedic surgery. It delves into the challenges and controversies surrounding AI, as well as the potential benefits and advancements in the field. The discussion also touches on the impact of AI on privacy and the business strategies of tech companies like Apple and ChatGTP. Additionally, the conversation highlights the positive impact of AI in the field of orthopedic surgery, showcasing the potential for innovative solutions and advancements in medical technology.Dark Matter TV series is out! Thoughts Film “Atlas”Starliner launch ahead! What is the latest? Dyson Sphere!https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-objects-in-space-could-be-giant-dyson-spheres-scientists-say Smelting Steel Without Fossil Fuels: Solar Power Shatters the 1,000°C Barrier for Industrial Heating: https://scitechdaily.com/smelting-steel-without-fossil-fuels-solar-power-shatters-the-1000c-barrier-for-industrial-heating Has Scarlet got a price? OpenAI ‘Her’ : https://www.axios.com/2024/05/20/scarlet-johansson-openai-chatgpt-sam-altman1,000 Times Smaller Than a Grain of Sand – Newest Optical Fiber Technology Could Supercharge Internet Speeds: https://scitechdaily.com/1000-times-smaller-than-a-grain-of-sand-newest-optical-fiber-technology-could-supercharge-internet-speeds/Pin is done: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/05/humane-ai-pin-founders-run-for-the-exits-one-month-after-launch/ Synthetic Bones Designed by AI Set to Transform Orthopedic Surgery: https://scitechdaily.com/synthetic-bones-designed-by-ai-set-to-transform-orthopedic-surgery/Tony C Smith: https://www.youtube.com/@TonyCSmithBryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/Patreon AD Free Shows and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/Sofanauts
  • Extra - How We Read

    31:02
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  • Micro-bots in the Seas, Doomsday Asteroids, Wearable Technology

    50:43
    Tony C Smith: https://www.youtube.com/@TonyCSmithBryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/Patreon AD Free Shows and Extra Content: https://www.patreon.com/SofanautsPocketTalk: https://www.pocketalk.com/Scientists Sequence Arabica Genome, Opening Doors to Climate-Resilient Coffee: https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-sequence-arabica-genome-opening-doors-to-climate-resilient-coffee/SpaceX reveals new sleek spacesuits ahead of upcoming historic mission: https://www.popsci.com/science/spacex-eva-suits/Did the Webb Telescope Find Alien Life on Exoplanet K2-18b? Here’s What We Know: https://scitechdaily.com/did-the-webb-telescope-find-alien-life-on-exoplanet-k2-18b-heres-what-we-know/       Cambridge’s Flexible Implants Promise New Hope for Paralysis Patients: https://scitechdaily.com/cambridges-flexible-implants-promise-new-hope-for-paralysis-patients/Microrobots Swarm the Seas, Capturing Microplastics and Bacteria: https://scitechdaily.com/microrobots-swarm-the-seas-capturing-microplastics-and-bacteria-video/On the Radar: Can We Detect Doomsday Asteroids in Time? https://scitechdaily.com/on-the-radar-can-we-detect-doomsday-asteroids-in-time/